Rupert Murdoch: News Corporation Magnate

Rupert Murdoch: News Corporation Magnate

by Sue Vander Hook

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Overview

This title examines an important historic event - the Chernobyl disaster. Easy-to-read, compelling text explores the background of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, events leading up to the disaster, responses to the accident, key people involved, and the short-term and long-term effects of the incident on society and the environment. Features include a table of contents, a timeline, facts, additional resources, Web sites, a glossary, a bibliography, and an index. Essential Events is a series in Essential Library, an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781617589409
Publisher: ABDO Publishing
Publication date: 01/01/2011
Series: Essential Lives Series: Set 6
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 6 MB
Age Range: 12 - 15 Years

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Becoming a US Citizen 6

Chapter 2 Young Rupert 14

Chapter 3 Beginnings of an Empire 24

Chapter 4 Expanding the Empire 34

Chapter 5 Business in the United States 46

Chapter 6 Political Connections 56

Chapter 7 US Film and Television 66

Chapter 8 The Birth of Fox 74

Chapter 9 The Twenty-First Century 84

Timeline 96

Essential Facts 100

Glossary 102

Additional Resources 104

Source Notes l06

Index 110

About the Author 112

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